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07-19-19, 07:54 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,858
Posted By Skipjacks

Where you live is critically important. You...

Where you live is critically important.

You live in Georgia. So you are used to Georgia heat and humidity. It's normal to your body. But someone from Siberia would die in 95 degree heat with...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-19, 03:14 PM
Replies: 2,836
Views: 311,215
Posted By patentcad

Try not to kill yourselves boys. P.S. Blow me.

Try not to kill yourselves boys. P.S. Blow me.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-19, 02:27 PM
Replies: 2,836
Views: 311,215
Posted By zigmeister

Thanks for this post...sounds a lot like one of...

Thanks for this post...sounds a lot like one of my local weekend rides where there are a lot of mostly fast Masters racers/riders. There are some former Pro and a mix of Cat 1-5s. Most of these...
07-12-19, 07:44 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,660
Posted By jadocs

When I started, I wasn’t concerned with...

When I started, I wasn’t concerned with performance. I just rode my bike every chance I got. Sometimes it was a few miles at a time. Even if I was only on my bike for 3 miles, it was better than...
Forum: Commuting
07-11-19, 08:19 AM
Replies: 1,285
Views: 34,190
Posted By Tundra_Man

I actually thought about you as I went around...

I actually thought about you as I went around every sharp corner! Having a freshly healed sternum is bad enough without adding injuries like yours to the mix.
07-02-19, 10:12 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 5,587
Posted By Leisesturm

Whatever. I don't run my lights during the...

Whatever. I don't run my lights during the daytime and don't intend to. I could easily halve the life of my batteries by doing that. I buy decently priced battery packs and by not using them in the...
06-28-19, 07:47 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,030
Posted By DrIsotope

These types of threads make me wonder-- have...

These types of threads make me wonder-- have y'all really been riding that long? I learned to ride on a step-through framed ladies 10-speed when I was about 5. I always had a bike of some sort...
06-17-19, 07:29 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,761
Posted By DrIsotope

The idea that people do wrong (in any pursuit)...

The idea that people do wrong (in any pursuit) because they "don't know any better" is absurd. Aside from the clinically socio/psychopathic, virtually every adult knows right from wrong. They choose...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-06-19, 02:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 947
Posted By Maelochs

I am a super-clyde and I have been using...

I am a super-clyde and I have been using low-spoke-count wheels for a while on a few different bikes without much problem. However ... you have a few pounds on me.

If I were you I might consider...
06-06-19, 11:54 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 8,505
Posted By tyrion

There's no reason for AV's to not follow existing...

There's no reason for AV's to not follow existing traffic regs. AV's are going to be in the minority for decades so laws won't be changing to accommodate them for a while.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-06-19, 05:20 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 9,056
Posted By gregf83

The physics work well on hills and unpredictable...

The physics work well on hills and unpredictable wind is less of an issue. No reason power estimates should be off significantly on steep hills as the math is not complicated provided you know speed...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-19, 11:01 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,504
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

The bolded - yes, that's what I said or meant to...

The bolded - yes, that's what I said or meant to say. People keep their knee angle the same and adjust with foot angle, or vice versa - adjust saddle height to achieve desired foot angle.

Yes, I...
05-19-19, 11:18 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,453
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

Everyone's different. Best is to do a lactate...

Everyone's different. Best is to do a lactate threshold heart rate test and base your effort level off that.
Forum: Foo
05-18-19, 02:25 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,996
Posted By DrIsotope

Same thing happened to microwaves. Only...

Same thing happened to microwaves. Only difference is, a new microwave costs less than the one you bought last time. There seems to be no real ceiling on phones.

They have a 55" LED TV at...
05-17-19, 08:38 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,627
Posted By FrenchFit

This. Knee surgery ended my tennis playing in my...

This. Knee surgery ended my tennis playing in my 20s... now a 6ft, 190lb, 66 yo runner...I've had zero joint and inflammation issues avg. 5-8 mile runs 3 times a week for years. My advice would...
05-16-19, 09:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,278
Posted By Biker395

Gotta love this place ... only here can you get...

Gotta love this place ... only here can you get into a discussion about laminar flow and bow waves. :thumb:
05-11-19, 02:02 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,741
Posted By Bonzo Banana

I'm all for upgrading cheap big box bikes but as...

I'm all for upgrading cheap big box bikes but as soon as you add dual suspension into the mix I just feel it's wasted time and money because the suspension is next to useless, has no benefit to...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-28-19, 01:56 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,838
Posted By asgelle

Except it doesn't. You spend more time in the...

Except it doesn't. You spend more time in the headwind than the tailwind so for constant power, your overall time will be slower in the headwind/tailwind loop than the one with no wind at all.
Forum: Commuting
04-23-19, 02:32 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,077
Posted By Reynolds

I just say "It's not as dangerous as it looks...

I just say "It's not as dangerous as it looks from the outside".
Forum: Commuting
04-23-19, 07:06 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,077
Posted By tclune

Maybe, "Just stay off your cell phone while you...

Maybe, "Just stay off your cell phone while you drive and I'll be fine."
Forum: Commuting
04-23-19, 05:26 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,077
Posted By GrainBrain

That's what I do, but I'm old enough to not care...

That's what I do, but I'm old enough to not care at all what any random person thinks. And even less that what they think might bother them. 21 may have more issues in that regard though.[/QUOTE]
...
Forum: Commuting
04-23-19, 04:28 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,077
Posted By ChinookTx

If that's how you "read" it then sure, it's none...

If that's how you "read" it then sure, it's none of their business. I simply didn't read it that way. English only being my second language might have to do with it ;-)
Forum: Commuting
04-22-19, 08:18 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,077
Posted By randallr

+1 on the post on discussing routing info. Then...

+1 on the post on discussing routing info. Then talk about what things are like on the freeway: folks 10 ft off your bumper at 65mph
Forum: Commuting
04-22-19, 07:37 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,077
Posted By Daniel4

If a bull entered a China Shop, would you keep...

If a bull entered a China Shop, would you keep the bull in there and keep everybody out or try to get the bull out and let everybody else back in?

Why would anybody allow bad drivers to keep...
Forum: Commuting
04-22-19, 04:16 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,077
Posted By ChinookTx

I fail to see what's wrong with someone...

I fail to see what's wrong with someone expressing concern or showing interest about your safety? It's a good time to remind them there are so many idiots on the road you're glad they realize how...
Forum: Commuting
04-22-19, 03:58 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,077
Posted By banerjek

"Don't worry. I just assume everyone will do the...

"Don't worry. I just assume everyone will do the dumbest and most dangerous thing possible. I'm wrong 99.9% of the time, but I'm ready when I'm right. It's way safer and easier than people think."
Forum: Commuting
04-22-19, 03:17 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,077
Posted By caloso

A decent subset of my FB friends are high school...

A decent subset of my FB friends are high school classmates. I can tell which ones have kept active. They're the ones not complaining about chronic health issues.
Forum: Commuting
04-22-19, 03:02 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,077
Posted By acidfast7

We take risks with everything we do. One thing I...

We take risks with everything we do. One thing I miss about living in Germany is the Autobahn. I would always see how fast people drive, or monitor how fast I would drive based on traffic.

On the...
Forum: Commuting
04-22-19, 02:48 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,077
Posted By joelcool

The only people at work I would want to put at...

The only people at work I would want to put at ease are those who have some influence over my future employment here. Everyone else? They can think whatever they want.

My family deserves the...
Forum: Commuting
04-22-19, 02:19 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,077
Posted By Daniel4

Tell them it's more dangerous walking and then...

Tell them it's more dangerous walking and then point out all the stories where bad drivers jump the curb and smash into Walmart, McDonalds, and bus shelters.

Then ask why bad driving is acceptable...
Forum: Commuting
04-22-19, 01:21 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,077
Posted By BobbyG

I show them my commute videos. That usually...

I show them my commute videos. That usually bores them into submission, and makes them realize there is very little drama.
Forum: Commuting
04-22-19, 01:15 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,077
Posted By GUMK

I have two approaches, one for family and...

I have two approaches, one for family and friends, another for those incredulous souls at work expressing amazement I ride 11 miles each way.

Family and Friends; I thank them for expressing their...
Forum: Commuting
04-22-19, 12:32 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,077
Posted By Skipjacks

Your son could also turn the tables if he's...

Your son could also turn the tables if he's feeling snarky.

"Why yes, I have a higher chance of dying in a collision, but I also have a much lower chance of developing heart disease due to...
Forum: Commuting
04-22-19, 12:18 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,077
Posted By Daniel4

I would say a cyclist has 1/5the risk of fatality...

I would say a cyclist has 1/5the risk of fatality from those crazy drivers than another driver has.
Forum: Commuting
04-22-19, 12:12 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,077
Posted By Skipjacks

In that case...smile and nod. I mean...it's...

In that case...smile and nod.

I mean...it's a random busy body. It's not worth arguing with them.
Forum: Commuting
04-22-19, 12:00 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,077
Posted By acidfast7

I'm totally honest with them. There were 400...

I'm totally honest with them. There were 400 accident with cars last year on my 9mi2 island. It comes with the territory. 50 or so casualties and a few fatalities as well.

I continue with you...
Forum: Commuting
04-22-19, 11:49 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,077
Posted By rumrunn6

"thank you. yes, I'm careful. thank you" it...

"thank you. yes, I'm careful. thank you"

it is tiring tho

it might help, depending on how many ppl are coming to him, to let them know some of the safety precautions he uses
Forum: Commuting
04-22-19, 11:40 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,077
Posted By Rick

I tell them I am doing what I like to do. I don't...

I tell them I am doing what I like to do. I don't need a reason to do it other than I like it.
Forum: Commuting
04-22-19, 10:54 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,077
Posted By Skipjacks

Sometimes a loved one is just worried. Who asked...

Sometimes a loved one is just worried. Who asked your son this? A beloved family member who cares about him or some random stranger?

I had the same conversation with my wife this weekend.
...
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